Kiwanis Holiday Lights

Sibley Park - Mankato, MN

Nov. 29 - Dec. 31, 2019

Sunday - Thursday 5-9 pm

Friday & Saturday 5-10 pm

Visit Santa Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings through Dec. 22
Free and Open To The Public 
Cash and Non Perishable Food Donations Glady Accepted!

Click here for a map showing how traffic enters the park


Was great to have volunteers from @usbank in Mankato stop by yesterday to help string new lights for our Dancing Lights area! Thank you all for coming.

Volunteer efforts are starting to ramp up now! Only 2️⃣ weeks left until set up begins before opening night November 29!

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2019 NIGHTLY HAPPENINGS - Check back in the fall for updated information



The 7th Annual Kiwanis Holiday Lights event will be held November 23 – December 31, 2018 in Mankato, Minnesota. This celebration of holiday lights for the Greater Mankato area and region builds on past traditions and promotes the communities we serve, while raising non-perishable food donations for those in need. Admission is free for all vehicles and walkers. Food and cash donations are accepted and appreciated. * Please note we only collect cash and food donations within the lights display area in Sibley Park.  No other organizations or individuals have been approved to collect donations on behalf of Kiwanis Holiday Lights.

This year’s attractions include a display of over 1.5 million LED lights, animated lights, skating rink and warming house, horse-drawn wagon rides, Santa Claus, live reindeer, ice sculptures and more! Be sure to check out our Events to learn what each day includes. Kiwanis Holiday Lights is a program of Mankato Downtown Kiwanis. To learn more about our service club visit 

Click here to view the 2018 Program

  • 77Volunteer Groups helping in 2018!
  • 83.4Tons of Food Donated!
  • 100%Volunteer Run Event!
  • 0Cost to Attend!
  • 60Foot Tall Center tree!
  • 4Live Reindeer!


We offer five tax-deductible sponsorship levels starting at $500. Interested in how to become a sponsor? Please print the 2019 Sponsorship Form, fill it out and mail by October 15, 2019 to ensure your sponsorship for next year’s event.

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